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Cambridge Researchers Made a Video Game to Help You Tackle Fake News on the...

As one might say, illiteracy is bad, but misinformation is dangerous. So, fake news, in recent times, has caused a lot of issues amongst...

Google Will Ban Ads on Stories That Promote COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories

As part of its continuing efforts to prevent misinformation about COVID-19, Google will block more ads from websites that promote conspiracy theories about the...
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US Political Consultant Bought Over 200 Fake Facebook Pages to Defend Himself

According to Wikipedia, Roger Jason Stone is an American political consultant, lobbyist, author and a convicted felon. A convicted felon, who is also a...
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WhatsApp Imposes New Limit on Message Forwarding to Fight Misinformation

WhatsApp has put a new limit on the number of people that a message can be forwarded to as part of its plans to...

Instagram Expands Fact-Checking Feature Globally to Combat Fake News

As part of its ongoing efforts to combat misinformation on its platform, Instagram has announced that it is expanding its fact-checking program globally to...

Google Announces New Political Ad Rules to Curb Fake News

As part of its efforts to crack down on fake news, conspiracy theories and rampant misinformation campaigns, Google has announced plans to no longer...

This AI Tries to Understand Why Fake News Are Being Spread

Fake news is a phenomenon that has widespread misleading effects. It is so worse to the point that we have apps that fact-check news....

Alt News App Now Has a Fact-Check Feature to Fight Fake News

While social media has helped people connect with their friends and family in much easier ways than ever before, it has also become a...
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Fake News Storm Hits Millions in India During Polls

Veena Arora, a retired school principal in a small town of Uttar Pradesh, decided to use a smartphone in November last year for the...

Here are WhatsApp’s First TV Ads to Tackle Fake News in India

Facing flak for the misuse of its platform - ranging from casual rumors to deadly lynchings - WhatsApp has launched its first-ever TV campaign...
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Facebook Expands ‘Today In’ to 400 Cities, But Only in US

Facebook has started expanding its "Today In" section for local news and community information to make it easier for people to find news and...

WhatsApp to Train Community Leaders to Beat Fake News During India Elections

Aiming to address the challenge of misinformation during the upcomimg Rajasthan Assembly polls, WhatsApp on Monday conducted training for community leaders here, in partnership...
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WhatsApp Announces Worldwide Team to Curb Fake News, Including in India

Facebook-owned WhatsApp has announced that it has selected 20 research teams worldwide, including experts from India and those of Indian origin, who will work...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Talks 2019 Elections, Tackling Fake News and Editing Tweets at...

We all know that Twitter is a major driver of conversations on the web, and co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey is currently on a...

Facebook Now Shows Publisher Info With Links to Combat Fake News

Facebook has been attempting to combat the spread of fake news for a while now and new feature additions for the same find...

Fake News Still Thriving on Twitter, Finds New Study

Twitter still remains a hotbed for accounts spreading fake news, suggests a new study that looked into how fake and conspiracy news flourished on...

WhatsApp Working With Jio to Fight Fake News Menace

Earlier this month, Reliance Jio's low-cost JioPhone duo received support for WhatsApp. Over 25 million new users were thereby added to WhatsApp's user base,...

Modi Appoints Panel to Combat Fake News, Abusive Social Media Usage

The Prime Minister's office has appointed a four-member committee which has been tasked with studying the nation's entire digital infrastructure and come up with solutions to...

WhatsApp Expands India Radio Campaign Against Fake News to 10 More States

From limiting message forwarding, publishing newspaper ads and introducing a reward program to flagging harmful links and developing a digital literacy program, WhatsApp is taking every step when it comes to curbing the...

Facebook Confirms Using a ‘Trustworthiness Scale’ to Rate Users

Facebook has confirmed media reports that it has started scoring at least some of its users on a trustworthiness scale. The tech giant said...
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